July 1st, 2019

News from your Associations

We hope everyone has a great 4th of July with your friends and family!  With the arrival of the 4th, that means that summer has officially begun.  It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy all that a Montana summer has to offer!  Thank you to our new member, Baxter Hospitality, and all of our renewing members. 
We greatly appreciate your support!

The MEDA Board decided at their October Board Meeting to focus on Educating Our Future Workforce and our pilot program at Conrad High School was recently featured in the magazine, Farm Equipment.  Special thanks to MEDA Board President, Daniel Jones, for spearheading this innovative program.  Click here to read the article:  To the Point: Workforce Development is Helping Business and Changing Lives

Register today for our 111th Annual MEDA Conference October 2nd-3rd, 2019 on the shores of one of Northwest Montana’s pristine lakes, at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake! The Annual MEDA Conference is a great networking, motivational and educational event. This year's focus is on "Educating our Future Workforce". You can also expect first-class meals and networking events.

 We are delighted to welcome Baxter Hospitality to our Montana Restaurant Association family!  

We are excited to have experts on preventing and recognizing signs of human trafficking present at each of our upcoming July meetings.  Attendees will learn how to identify human trafficking and ways to work together to combat this troubling trend. 

Members are welcome to attend these scheduled meetings in your area!  

Great Falls: July 11, 10AM at the Great Falls Target Store
Billings: July 17, 3PM at the Billings Heights Target Store
Bozeman: July 23, 2PM at the Bozeman Target Store


Beacon Business Center
Breen Oil & Tire Company
D&G Sports & Western, Inc.
Divide Creek PC
Fleet Wholesale Supply Co.
Frieling's Ag Equipment
General Implement Distributors
HBS Systems
Hilands Golf Club
John's Sandwich Shop/Pork Chop John's
Lowe's Companies
Midland Implement Co., Inc.
Pioneer Equipment
Point S / J&J and Capital City
Roemer's Point S Tire & Auto
Six Robbles' Inc.
Sports, Inc.
Steadman's Hardware, Inc.
Town & Country Foods, Inc.
Town & Country Furniture
The Crossing Bar & Grill 
Uptown Café, Inc. 
Yellowstone Country Club 
Zip Auto Service

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